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The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix

Updated December 4, 2020 10.1k votes 1.5k voters 91.5k views77 items

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Here are the best mystery shows streaming now on Netflix. Whether you're looking for detective shows or whodunits, this list of TV mysteries currently on Netflix is regularly updated with new and popular TV series. What are the best mystery series to watch on Netflix? Vote up the best mystery shows on Netflix, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list. And if you like these series, be sure to check out the best mystery movies on Netflix.

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    Sherlock
    570
    109

    Sherlock

    Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman

    Premiered2010

    Sherlock (BBC One, 2010) is a British crime television series created by Steven Moffat and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 2
    Broadchurch
    385
    113

    Broadchurch

    David Tennant, Olivia Colman

    Premiered2013

    Broadchurch (ITV, 2013) is a British serial crime drama television series created by Chris... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 3
    Mindhunter
    343
    118

    Mindhunter

    Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany

    Premiered2017

    Mindhunter (Netflix, 2017) is an American crime thriller television series created by Joe... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 4
    Dark
    273
    103

    Dark

    Louis Hofmann, Oliver Masucci

    Premiered2017

    Dark (Netflix, 2017) is a German science fiction thriller web television series created by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    The Sinner
    157
    52

    The Sinner

    Jessica Biel, Bill Pullman

    Premiered2017

    The Sinner (USA, 2017) is an American anthology drama TV series developed by Derek Simonds,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 6
    The OA
    217
    90

    The OA

    Brit Marling, Emory Cohen

    Premiered2016

    The OA (Netflix, 2016) is an American mystery drama web television series created by Brit... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 7
    Dexter
    235
    113

    Dexter

    Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter

    Premiered2006

    Dexter (Showtime, 2006) is an American crime drama mystery series developed by James Manos... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 8
    The Blacklist
    170
    70

    The Blacklist

    James Spader, Megan Boone

    Premiered2013

    The Blacklist (NBC, 2013) is an American crime thriller television series created by Jon... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 9
    Criminal Minds
    243
    127

    Criminal Minds

    Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler

    Premiered2005

    Criminal Minds (CBS, 2005) is an American police-procedural television program. The series... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 10
    Person Of Interest
    190
    97

    Person Of Interest

    Jim Caviezel, Taraji P. Henson

    Premiered2011

    Person of Interest (CBS, 2011) is an American science fiction drama television series created... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 11
    Bates Motel
    173
    83

    Bates Motel

    Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore

    Premiered2013

    Bates Motel (A&E, 2013) is an American psychological horror drama television series based on... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 12
    Hinterland
    147
    71

    Hinterland

    Richard Harrington, Mali Harries

    Premiered2014

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    The Haunting of Hill House
    104
    42

    The Haunting of Hill House

    Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino

    Premiered2018

    The Haunting of Hill House is the first season of the Netflix supernatural anthology... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 14
    NCIS
    190
    115

    NCIS

    Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly

    Premiered2003

    NCIS is an American police procedural drama television series, revolving around a fictional... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 15
    Bodyguard
    67
    24

    Bodyguard

    Richard Madden, Keeley Hawes

    Premiered2018

    Bodyguard (Netflix, 2018) is a British television political thriller drama series created by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 16
    How To Get Away With Murder
    184
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    How To Get Away With Murder

    Viola Davis, Billy Brown

    Premiered2014

    How to Get Away with Murder (ABC, 2014) is an American legal thriller television series... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 17
    American Horror Story
    178
    119

    American Horror Story

    Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott

    Premiered2011

    American Horror Story (FX, 2011) is an American anthology horror television series created by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 18
    Twin Peaks
    119
    74

    Twin Peaks

    Kyle MacLachlan, Russ Tamblyn

    Premiered1990

    Twin Peaks (ABC, 1990) is an American mystery horror drama television series created by Mark... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 19
    Detention
    0
    0

    Detention

    Li Lingwei, Han Ning

    Premiered2020

    Detention (Netflix, 2020) is a Taiwanese supernatural horror mystery drama based on the video... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 20
    Penny Dreadful
    140
    100

    Penny Dreadful

    Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton

    Premiered2014

    Penny Dreadful (Showtime, 2014) is a British-American horror drama television series created... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 21
    Manhunt
    91
    60

    Manhunt

    Sam Worthington, Paul Bettany

    Premiered2017

    Manhunt (Spectrum, 2017) is an American drama miniseries created by Andrew Sodroski. The... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 22
    The Haunting
    0
    1

    The Haunting

    Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino

    Premiered2018

    The Haunting (Netflix, 2018) is an American television anthology series created by Mike... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 23
    Jericho
    99
    73

    Jericho

    Hans Matheson, Clarke Peters

    Premiered2006

    Jericho is an American post-apocalyptic action-drama series that centers on the residents of... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 24
    The Gift
    30
    11

    The Gift

    Beren Saat, Mehmet Gunsur

    Premiered2019

    The Gift (Netflix, 2019) is a Turkish drama fantasy series. A painter in Istanbul embarks on a... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Riverdale
    202
    171

    Riverdale

    KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart

    Premiered2017

    Riverdale (The CW, 2017) is an American teen drama television series developed by Roberto... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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